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Calvin's Cafe & Catering - CLOSED

3720 Mount Seymour Parkway, North Vancouver, British Columbia V7G 1C3, Canada
604-929-0990
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Cuisines: Canadian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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- Feb 15, 2014
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations

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  • English first
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English first
North Vancouver, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

Calvin's always hits the spot! Had dinner there tonight - really nice Valentine's specials. Food was perfect! Service was excellent. Prices are great. Even our 18 month old had a great time! Very tasty, will definitely be back. Great little local spot.

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Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

went there for dinner on new years eve. the server was very pleasant and helpful. they had a secial new years menu. i had the steelhead wellington. it was to die for. looking forward to trying brunch next sunday as i heard the eggs benny is fantastic.

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Vancouver, Canada
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50 reviews 50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

Calvin's Cafe is a restaurant with an excellent chef whose meals are unbeatable. One of the wait staff however leaves something to be desired. My last experience at lunch brought a server who could not have cared less. When she approached my table, she just looked at me, no welcome, no effort to describe the menu (daily soup, daily special)... More

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North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

This is an interesting place, the service and food quality is good, as are the prices, yet the whole experience is, IMHO, let down by the lack of ambiance. The bare walls and no curtains miss the opportunity to create a warm and comfortable atmosphere that would welcome you to not only stay a while but come back. There are... More

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North Vancouver BC Canada
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85 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

Breakfast was ok, only one piece of toast with entree. Have gone several times for dinner and it is great for dinner. We have tried pasta specials, schnitzels, chicken, all good. Really like one of the older ladies who serves as she makes you feel at home. Good quality food and good value for your buck.

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Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

I recently popped into Calvins for a burger and a beer. I had never been there before, but needed a quick bite. little did I know it would be 100% naturel, homemade and absolutely delicious. they use brie cheese and a homemade tomato jam which complement each other so nicely! the service was extremely friendly and helpful. she helped me... More

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North Vancouver, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

I am always observant when visiting a restaurant but I have found absolutely nothing to criticize about this one. The owner/chef is talented and imaginative and works very long hours. The food is well-prepared, fresh, and interesting. The servers are obliging and make very good recommendations as well as going an extra mile with youngsters to make sure they will... More

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North Vancouver, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

I have gone to this restaurant about every 4 weeks since it opened for dinner.I have never ever been disappointed in the food or service.I am a good cook so i am quite picky.They have a no corkage fee on Mondays which I think is awesome as so many restaurants do not have this feature as they want you to... More

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Vancouver, BC
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6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

I have been to Calvin's many times for breakfast or brunch, and thoroughly enjoyed the food every time. We've gone with little kids and felt welcome and there is plenty for them to enjoy from the menu. I can't speak for other meals, but the breakfast and brunch is always good.

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Vancouver, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

This was our fifth visit here for lunch and the standards are sinking for sure. Food was just OK, lukewarm quiche, overcooked hard French fries and a sandwich, nothing special at all flavour wise. Service however, was dreadful. Although they were not busy we had to wait for water, menus, and then the server with a care less attitude was... More

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